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The automatic windows on my 2005 Volvo XC90 roll back down after they have closed.

Does the computer think that something is stuck in the window, and roll it down?

It doesn't roll both of the windows at the same time.

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Sounds like it might, but both windows? More than likely has something to do with the Body Control Module - BCM (or whatever volvo calls it). I'm not too knowledgable about Volvo's so hopefully someone else can give you more accurate information. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Jul 8 '14 at 17:25
For Infiniti/Nissan owners: There is a button on the window motor that you must remove the door panel (and a little sticker) to access. Simply hold the button while rolling the window up and down (but do not press the window control switch far enough to activate the 'automatic' mode) to reset the limits. – MooseLucifer Mar 31 at 14:56
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The cheapest, easiest thing you can try is to disconnect your battery for 30 minutes (check your owner's manual for the proper way of doing this). When you connect the battery again, your electric windows would have reset their soft limits (so called because the SOFTware learns what "fully open" and "fully closed" "feels" like). You'll notice that your windows won't automatically open or close all the way when you press the button, you'll have to hold it in until they go all the way up or down. You'll need to do this a few times until the software "learns" where the limits are. After that, it should be fine. If not, at least you haven't spent any money yet.

The next step would be to go to an auto-electrician.

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Warning: Disconnecting the battery will disable the radio in some vehicles as an anti-theft measure. If you're unsure, check your owners manual//dealership/interwebs before disconnecting, and make sure you have the code to unlock the radio once you reconnect the battery. Disconnecting the battery will also clear digital trip odometers and radio presets, which is annoying, but not as annoying as getting rained on because your windows won't close. – MooseLucifer Mar 31 at 15:02

Many vehicles equipped with remote keys have a "hidden" feature in which the windows roll down when the unlock button is pressed for a few seconds.

It may be that the unlock button is stuck and causes your windows to roll down. If this is the case, the windows should not roll down if you use a different, working remote or if the suspect remote is far away from the vehicle.

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My S60R had the same problem on the driver side window. Hold the button fully in order to close the window, but hold it when it gets to the top for 10 seconds. You will hear the window "nudge" from inside the door. Then immediately release and fully press the button again. It should now go up and stay up when using the auto function of the switch. It seems though that there are variations of this "programming" depending on BCM version so if this does not work exactly like I said you should just check online for the other (slight) variations of this method.

Ultimately there must be deeper issue as a few months after I corrected mine, it started going down again just as it got to the top. From what I gather on from other sources is that it may or may not be a permanent solution.

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Can You open windows with remote key ? Some models have feature, that pressing unlock button for about 5 or 10 seconds vehicle unlocks and all windows goes down. If windows is opened, then press and hold lock button for about 5 or 10 seconds and then windows must close. In that way you can check if its mechanical (switch) problem or electrical (computer) problem. If you does not have that feature, then it is harder to detect problem. Probably must connect to VIDA/DICE tool and read according electronic device errors. And witch window that is ? Driver doors or another? Does that happens with driver switch or with according door switch too ?

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